Wed, 21 Aug 2019

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

For Istanbul's Syrians, a time of hoping and hiding

When Syrian refugees first arrived in Istanbul almost eight years ago, many made for Fatih, a district of historic mosques ...

Pakistan To Take Kashmir Dispute To ICJ

Pakistan says it will challenge New Delhi's decision to revoke the special status of Indian-administered Kashmir before the International Court ...

The Turkmen President Is Alive, But What About His Prisoners?

The weeks-long disappearance from public view of imperious Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov this summer spawned rumors of his death and ...

Retailers struggle as JSE closes weaker

The JSE closed softer on Tuesday as a broad-based selloff saw most global equity markets retreat in Tuesday.Although modest, the ...

Team SA primed for Sprint World Champs

Durban - As the South African contingent of eleven paddlers prepare for the biggest sprint regatta of the year, this ...

Smith to miss 3rd Ashes Test a 'no brainer' - Langer

London - Australia's star batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test beginning on Thursday after ...

Mo Salah U-turn on teammate's harassment scandal divides Egyptians

Cairo - Egypt and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has reignited heated views about a sexual harassment scandal involving his national ...

Sports court postpones Sun Yang hearing till October

Paris - The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Tuesday it was postponing its hearing on the decision by ...

Men's doubles stay unbeaten on the sand for Team SA

Cape Town - Four matches, four wins. That's not a bad record in anyone's language and it sets South Africa's ...

Gabrillagues's RWC hopes in balance after 6 week ban

Nice - French forward Paul Gabrillagues's World Cup hopes were in the balance on Tuesday after he was banned for ...

RWC: The threat Boks could go 'stale?

Cape Town - It is a good thing that Rassie Erasmus has a firm reputation as a meticulous planner and ...

Jantjies says Boks have 'right system' ahead of RWC

Cape Town - Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies revealed that the side have developed the "right systems" in order to be ...

UN: People Rescued at Sea Must Not Be Used as Political Hostages

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The U.N. refugee agency is repeating its appeal to European nations to allow the immediate disembarkation of ...

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Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

Tashkent Moves To Floating Exchange Rate For Uzbek Currency

TASHKENT -- Uzbekistan has moved to a floating exchange rate for its currency, the som, as the central bank allows ...

The Turkmen President Is Alive, But What About His Prisoners?

The weeks-long disappearance from public view of imperious Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov this summer spawned rumors of his death and ...

Afghan Ambassador To Spain Injured In Barcelona Mugging

The Afghan ambassador to Spain has been mugged in Barcelona, police and diplomatic sources say, the latest in a string ...

ACB announces squads for Bangladesh Test, triangular series

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 20 (ANI): Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Tuesday announced the squads for the upcoming Test against Bangladesh ...

Uzbekistan Launches New Criminal Case Against Ex-President's Daughter

Uzbek authorities say they have opened criminal proceedings against Gulnara Karimova, the elder daughter of late President Islam Karimov who ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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